Electronic Communications in Probability

On Fixation of Activated Random Walks

Ori Gurel-Gurevich and Gideon Amir

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Abstract

We prove that for the Activated Random Walks model on transitive unimodular graphs, if there is fixation, then every particle eventually fixates, almost surely. We deduce that the critical density is at most 1. Our methods apply for much more general processes on unimodular graphs. Roughly put, our result apply whenever the path of each particle has an automorphism invariant distribution and is independent of other particles' paths, and the interaction between particles is automorphism invariant and local. In particular, we do not require the particles path distribution to be Markovian. This allows us to answer a question of Rolla and Sidoravicius, in a more general setting then had been previously known (by Shellef).

Article information

Source
Electron. Commun. Probab., Volume 15 (2010), paper no. 12, 119-123.

Dates
Accepted: 26 April 2010
First available in Project Euclid: 6 June 2016

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ecp/1465243955

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1214/ECP.v15-1536

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR2643591

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1231.60110

Subjects
Primary: 60K35: Interacting random processes; statistical mechanics type models; percolation theory [See also 82B43, 82C43]
Secondary: 82C22: Interacting particle systems [See also 60K35]

Keywords
Activated Random Walks Interacting Particles System

Rights
This work is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Citation

Gurel-Gurevich, Ori; Amir, Gideon. On Fixation of Activated Random Walks. Electron. Commun. Probab. 15 (2010), paper no. 12, 119--123. doi:10.1214/ECP.v15-1536. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ecp/1465243955


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